shauna_sherard's posts

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Trout Unlimited President/CEO Chris Wood talks about public lands.
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON September 5, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Vamos al rio
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON September 4, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Going Home to Public Lands
A couple weeks ago, my son and I decided on a last-minute camping outing and picked a popular area of high-country lakes in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, a short 30-minute drive above Boulder. He’s going to China soon to teach for a year, and this was a chance to get away, catch our breath and [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON September 4, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
TRANSFER IS SALE
Anti-public land special interests like to say they only want to “transfer” America’s public lands to states, making the speculative claim that states would do a better job managing these lands. Don’t be fooled: TRANSFER = SALE.
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TU members should support the State of Montana’s cautious approach to re-opening a significant portion of the Yellowstone River and its tributaries to recreation.
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As the outbreak of disease hit the Yellowstone and the press over the last two weeks, a common expression has been a demand to “do something about water.” The truth is, much is being done to address water shortages and their effects on the Yellowstone River and its tributaries, yet the most [ READ MORE... ]
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From Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks: FWP opens two stretches of the Yellowstone River Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks opened two sections of the Yellowstone River Thursday, due to the improvement of environmental conditions that led FWP to close the river and all of its associated tributaries on [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON August 27, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
My Ranch
She first came west in a 1914 Cadillac. She was an eight year-old girl with two little sisters crammed into an open car, the hot, oppressive flatland wind in their hair. Their father changed a tire every few hundred miles, stewing in prairie heat. The mountain air must have been sweet relief and it [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON August 26, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
We fight for common soil
Growing up in New Mexico, you finished what you were doing on Friday and drove into the mountains, first with Mom and Dad, then, once you got your driver’s license, by yourself or with friends. In the fall, you hunted and cut firewood, and in the winter you skied. During summer, you fished. If you [ READ MORE... ]
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One morning in early July 1847, my great, great grandfather awoke next to Wilford Woodruff, future fourth president of the LDS Church, in the vanguard company of Mormon pioneers on their way to the valley of the Great Salt Lake. Camp this day was at Fort Bridger in present-day Wyoming.
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